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Effective November 22, 2021, the wearing of face masks is required for all court employees under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, or an individuals entering any courtroom or court facility under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, including all Magisterial District Court, the office of Court Administration, the Domestic Relations Building, and the offices of Adult Probation and Pretrial Services, unless fully vaccinated, pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-20.

Pursuant to CDC guidelines residents, employees and visitors to the Northampton County Juvenile Justice Center, including juvenile detention and treatment, must wear masks irrespective of vaccination status. Irrespective of vaccination status, all individuals who enter a courtroom in which a resident of the Juvenile Justice Center and/or treatment center is present must wear a mask.

More information is available on our
Judicial Emergency Orders and COVID-19 Information page.

Orphans' Court

Though small in size, the Orphans' Court is responsible for many duties. Some of the many matters handled include decedents' estates, trusts, guardian appointments of minors and incapacitated persons, adoptions, termination of parental rights and marriage licenses. Gina Gibbs is the Clerk of Orphans' Court. The majority of the Orphans' Court hearings are held every Tuesday. The matters consist of adoptions, relinquishments and guardianships. In addition, the Orphans' Court can issue certified copies of birth and death certificates from records on file from 1893 to 1936. Marriage licenses can be obtained from the Orphans' Court. Persons applying must appear in the office to make application and be sworn in. Only applicants being married in Pennsylvania may make application. The license is valid after a three-day waiting period.

Orphans' Court Contact Information
Gina Gibbs, Register of Wills/Clerk of Orphans' Court
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: 610-829-6488
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